Mental Health Resources

Everybody needs help sometimes, and you are never alone. These resources provide free and confidential support when you’re struggling.

If you or someone you know is in crisis or considering suicide, text or call 988, or chat online at, for free and confidential emotional support 24/7.


Umatter can help you find resources and suicide prevention support centers nearby.

The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project provides lifesaving and life-affirming services to LGBTQ+ youth. If you need support, call the Trevor Lifeline at (866) 488-7386, text START to 678-678, or chat confidentially online.

Teen Line

Do you need help working something out? Do you want to talk to someone who understands, like another teen? Call (310) 855-HOPE or (800) TLC-TEEN (nationwide toll-free) or text TEEN to 839863 from 9 PM to 1 AM Eastern Time.

notOK app

It’s okay to not be okay. notOK app is a free digital panic button to get you immediate support via text, phone call, or GPS location when you’re struggling to reach out.

My Safety Plan

A safety plan is a prioritized list of coping strategies and sources of support. It can help you to identify what leads to your thoughts of suicide, and how to feel better when you are having these thoughts.

VT Directory of BIPOC Mental Health and Wellness Practitioners

The Steve Fund

Are you a young person of color? Feeling down, stressed or overwhelmed? Text STEVE to 741741 and a live, trained Crisis Counselor will respond.

love is respect

love is respect offers 24/7 information, support, and advocacy to young people between the ages of 13 and 26 who have questions or concerns about their romantic relationships.

Calm Harm app

Calm Harm is a free, private, anonymous, and safe app that helps users manage or resist the urge to self-harm.